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Al Jazeera America
Nov 17, 2013 10:00pm EST
of baltimore to try to find out why, in the inner city neighborhoods of obama's america, life for so many young african american men continues to be a fight for survival. (crowd applause) >> and we know that it's these crimes that gave us a bad reputation as a dangerous place and, for too long, instilled the deep-seated fear that drove families away. >> baltimore's mayor stephanie rawlings-blake is delivering her annual state of the city address. >> it's not time to celebrate. >> her words are combative. the population of baltimore -the largest city in the state of maryland - has been shrinking for decades. mayor rawlings-blake wants to grow it again by 10,000 families within the next 10 years. >> let there be no doubt: the state of our city is now better, safer, and stronger. (crowd applause) >> for all the talk of declining crime rates, baltimore is still one of the deadliest cities in the united states. >> are they still talking about it? >> it's 1:45 pm and a man has been shot. >> we've just heard about another shooting incident in the city baltimore so we're on our way to the crime scene n
Al Jazeera America
Nov 22, 2013 9:30pm EST
. president obama and congressional democrats have proposed small increases in the minimum wage for both tipped and non-tipped workers. but the proposals haven't moved far in congress. and just a few minutes from the capitol building, some workers allege that the federal government isn't complying with its own wage laws. this is the ronald reagan building, home of dozens of federal agencies, including the department of customs and border protection. at lunch, the food hall fills up with tourists and government workers. >> the restaurants in this food hall are actually federally contracted businesses, but the workers here claim they're owed nearly a million dollars in unpaid wages. >> many workers allege they didn't get overtime pay, some say they got even less than dc's hourly minimum wage of $8.25. >> antonio venagus started working in the food court in 2010. >> is this how you treat american workers? >> no! >> in may of this year, antonio spoke at one of several one-day strikes in dc to protest wage theft and low wages. the next day, he was arrested, and detained by immigration officia
Al Jazeera America
Nov 2, 2013 1:30am EDT
the extent of the nsa's surveillance, president obama had to address it somehow. >> if you are the ordinary person and you start seeing a bunch of headlines saying, u.s.-big brother looking down on you, collecting telephone records, et cetera, well, understandably, people would be concerned. i would be, too, if i wasn't inside the government. >> he appointed a panel to review the programs, but critics say it's too close to the office of the director of national intelligence. and they accuse the administration of not being transparent enough about the nsa's reach. >> they have no way of verifying what they're being told by any agency in the intelligence community right now. the congress has no way of verifying. they have to trust them and believe them as what they're telling them is the truth. >> the leadership of your agencies built an intelligence collection system that repeatedly deceived the american people. time and time again, the american people were told one thing about domestic surveillance in public forums while government agencies did something else in private. >> as a general pre
Al Jazeera America
Nov 2, 2013 7:00pm EDT
president obama's health care program will be down. will be offline from 9 o'clock eerp all the way until sunday morning at 9 o'clock. officials can sign up for insurance over the phone. >> thousands of red sox fans lined the streets of boston for a victory parade. the celebration was a third of its kind as boston won the series three times in the past 10 years. >> those are the headlines. i'll be back at 8 o'clock eastern. first, "fault line" collected all america's surveillance state is next. find us on line at have a good night. secrets are out. by now, most of the world has heard the name edward snowden. the former national security agency contractor who released thousands of classified documents about government surveillance in one of the most significant leaks in u.s. history. he's been charged with espionage and has been living in russia under temporary asylum. the american journalist at the center of the story lives in brazil. >> we've had to come to rio to speak to glenn greenwald. he hasn't returned to the united states since he broke the story about
Al Jazeera America
Nov 13, 2013 5:30pm EST
week as survivors of typhoon haiyan need survival relief. >> it is another setback for president obama's signature
Al Jazeera America
Nov 15, 2013 9:30pm EST
. civil rights groups say race may have been a factor. >>> president obama melt with healthy insurance exesm insuran, new laws
Al Jazeera America
Nov 16, 2013 12:30am EST
. a blow to president obama's signature heath care law. 39 democrats broke ranks on friday supporting a republican bill allowing americans to keep their health plans even if they don't meet the affordable care act standards. the white house says the president will veto the bill >> formal charges have been vialed against theodore wafer, the michigan man who allegedly shot unarmed teenager renisha mcbride dead on his front porch. renisha mcbride crashed her car and walked to theodore wafer's house for wep. theodore wafer has been charged with murder.
Search Results 0 to 11 of about 12 (some duplicates have been removed)